News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

If you'd like to tell us about your news or events for carers, please email us at

Come to Carer Hubs in Hampton and Cardinia

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

During 2017 consider joining with other carers who are supporting a person with emotional distresses, a mental illness, autism or other disability.

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Subscribe to NDIS newsletter

Wednesday 28 Jun 2017

From 1 July new regions and age groups across five states and territories are now eligible to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Melbourne's southern region will follow later in 2017 and into 2018.

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Digital mental health self-help critical for young people

Friday 23 Sep 2016

Youth mental health service ReachOut Australia and EY have released a report showing that digital self-help is an effective and engaging means of mental health support for young people.

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Carer Gateway

Did you know there is an online resource called the Carer Gateway to provide information about the services and support available for people who care for someone with a disability, chronic illness, dementia, mental illness or who are frail due to age.

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Sign up to a useful blog about Alzheimer's

Did you know Alzheimers Australia publish a blog - which is a useful resource on a range of topics and resources about dementia including so much of the great information which is out there to help carers and families?

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